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MAOFP is currently seeking committee volunteers. Whether you choose to get involved to gain leadership opportunities, build your resume, or give back to the profession, you’ll find a meaningful way to participate in the MAOFP community. Click here to submit your interest. 

Committees typically meet virtually approximately 3 or 4 times per year unless otherwise noted.

Bylaws & Policy Committee  (1-2 meetings per year)                                                                                                                            

  • Review the Association’s bylaws, policies and practices to ensure that they are synchronized, effective and conform to applicable laws or regulations.
  • Make recommendations to the Board.
  • Review current best practices and governance trends and make recommendations on those that the organization should consider adopting.  

Awards Nominations Committee  (1-2 meetings per year)                    

  • Review and vet all nominations for annual awards.
  • Review policies and timelines to make sure deadlines are met.

Membership and Mentorship Committee                                                                                                                                       

  • Encourage and enhance membership of qualified osteopathic family physicians to the MAOFP via recruitment and retention.
  • Seek ways to serve the needs of resident members and young physicians and involve them in MAOFP initiatives and activities.
  • Provide new physician members professional support and long-term members renewed sense of belonging by providing opportunities to network.
  • Serve as an example/role model.

Physician Well-Being Committee                                                                                                                       

  • Develop and disseminate information for healthy lifestyle and wellness practices among professionals.
  • Recruit and involve physicians in promoting healthy, positive lifestyles and behavioral practices.

Education Committee (meets monthly)                                                                                                       

  • Develop and implement osteopathic primary care education programs for MAOFP conferences.
  • Advance the knowledge and clinical effectiveness of OMM through our programs.
  • Create targeted programs for residents and young physicians, as well as practicing physicians in a changing work environment.


Advocacy and Government Affairs Committee                                                                                                                                

  • Develop or review policies concerning the “business side” of medicine.
  • Develop, provide or arrange for practice management educational programs for members or their staff.
  • Review, analyze, and recommend action concerning healthcare benefit programs, policies or reimbursement strategies proposed or promulgated by third party benefit payers or regulators.
  • Write and submit resolutions for Congress of Delegates.
  • Recruit for and attend Congress of Delegates as representatives from MAOFP.
  • Research and write letters to legislators regarding issues pertaining to patients and primary care.
  • Assist with planning and participate in Michigan Family Medicine Advocacy Day.
  • Maintain and develop MAOFP policy statements for Board vote/approval.

Contact the MAOFP office at info@maofp.org or 517.253.8037 for information on our committees. Do not let your geographic location prohibit you from participating in our important committee work – many of our committee meetings take place by conference call. We invite you to join us on our quest for keeping osteopathic medicine strong!

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